Storage expansion SSD cards for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are now made available by Western Digital.
The biggest headache for every gamer is not exhausting the storage of their console. Although it has been standardized on PC for a few years, let’s remember that the PS5 and Xbox Series X | The S consoles differ for including SSD storage units.
Focusing on Xbox, new Microsoft console offers 512GB (Series S) and 1TB (Series X) storage. In reality, both figures are lower, as the OS takes care of itself.
That means you could be taking up available space on the Xbox Series S very soon. Even the same can happen to your brand new Xbox Series X if you are a hardcore gamer.
Mechanical hard drive is the option. However, if you want to enjoy the speed of the Xbox Velocity architecture and SSD, you’ll need to get an expansion card.
To date, Seagate was the only manufacturer authorized by Microsoft to release its own SSD expansion cards. Now comes another option from Western Digital,
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Announced a few months ago, Western Digital’s expansion cards are finally available worldwide. yes, from spanish players Xbox Series X | S Now you can expand your console’s storage with these new products.
When we announced the prices in the US, Seagate’s prices came down significantly in comparison. Yes actually, Official Seagate drive price dropped,
The problem is that, with currency swaps, we lose the “low cost” factor in the Western Digital option.
If we take a look at the official Spanish website of Western Digital, we find Official Prices of Expansion Units for Xbox Series X | S,
- WD_BLACK C50 Expansion Card (512GB) for Xbox – €139.99
- WD_BLACK C50 Expansion Card for Xbox (1TB) – €189.99
When comparing the prices with the United States, we see that the cost of the 512GB card is $79.99While the RRP of a 1TB drive is $149.99,
There is no difference with the Seagate model in terms of the 1TB SSD. However, Western Digital’s 512GB expansion card It’s more expensive than the Seagate counterpartAt least after the price drop.
You can check it yourself. In terms of functionality and features, these Western Digital expansion cards have Officially licensed Xbox One as well as Xbox Velocity Architecture technology,
What do you think Western Digital Expansion Card for Xbox Series X|S, Do you think this is a better option than Seagate? Be that as it may, at least now you don’t need to worry about taking up the available SSD space as standard on both the consoles.